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How is Rick Jones still alive?

Rick Jones, sidekick to the stars, has learned a lot from the heroes he's partnered with. From Captain America he learned his fighting techniques. From Captain Mar-vell he learned military tactics and information about all the star-faring races. From ROM he learned that even walking toasters can be awesome. But what did he learn from his first partner, the Incredible Hulk?

Answer: how to take a hit from a 3-ton monster and not get your neck snapped.

Look at this history of abuse:


Although to be fair, he did try to help Rick sometimes, too:

By fnord12 | March 20, 2008, 2:01 PM | Comics


That last panel is ripe for parody. The Hulk is totally spitting in Rick's mouth.

Superhero kink.

Reference from SuperMegaMonkey : chronocomic

Rick gets slapped around all the time.    Read More: Tales To Astonish #94-100

Reference from SuperMegaMonkey : chronocomic

It's only issue #2 but the the long cycle of abuse for Rick Jones is already happening.    Read More: Hulk #2

Reference from SuperMegaMonkey : chronocomic

(That scene with Rick above is how you know we're dealing with classic Hulk.)    Read More: Hulk #320-323